End of Professional Development Cycle

The current cycle will end November 30, 2019, with no grace period. You must have accumulated all of the required professional development units (PDUs) before then.

Please note that on November 30, the IQPF's professional development service will be open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Important details and reminders

  • Course registrations will be possible until November 30, 2019, noon. 

  • In order to get PDUs for the current cycle, you must complete your courses on the IQPF Campus by November 30, 2019, at the latest, even though the date falls on a Saturday. After that date, courses will be available for consultation only (no PDUs will be granted).

  • The course NPPF09A The Financial Planner: Building an Emerging Profession (or NPPF09, in French) is mandatory for all F.Pl. and must be completed by November 30, 2019. 
  • If you want to verify how many PDUs you have accumulated or if you have completed the mandatory course, please check your PDU Account online.
  • Don't forget that you can save $180 on your professional development by purchasing the Bundle! You can purchase the Bundle until November 29, 2019, 4 pm. The Bundle is valid for the period from December 1, 2017 to November 30, 2019. After this date, the Bundle will no longer be valid.
  • Thanks to La Cible, you can get all the SFPA and SC PDUs you need. And it's free for IQPF affiliates! 

The following table indicates how many PDUs are needed in each category: 

Professional development category Number of PDUs per cycle
Integrated personal financial planning (IPFP)
15 PDUs
Training activities in one or more of the financial planning areas (SFPA)
15 PDUs
Training activities in subjects pertaining to compliance with standards, ethics and business conduct (SC), and training activities in subjects pertaining to compliance with standards, ethics and business conduct related directly to financial planning (SC-FP)
10 PDUs, 5 of which must be in SC-FP*
40 PDUs